By The World Bank
Making an investment to advertise agricultural progress and poverty relief is a vital pillar of the realm Bank's present rural approach, attaining the agricultural bad (2003). One significant thrust of the tactic outlines the priorities and the methods that the general public region, deepest quarter, and civil society can hire to augment productiveness and competitiveness of the rural zone in ways in which decrease rural poverty and maintain the ordinary source base. those activities contain a wealthy mix of technology, know-how, humans, verbal exchange, administration, studying, examine, capability construction, institutional improvement, and grassroots participation.This Sourcebook addresses find out how to enforce the agricultural procedure, through sharing details on funding innovations and making a choice on leading edge techniques that may relief the layout of destiny lending courses for agriculture. It presents universal stable practices and lots of examples that exhibit funding in agriculture delivers lucrative and sustainable returns to improvement efforts.It is split into 11 self-contained modules. each one module comprises 3 forms of subunits that could even be stand-alone records: I. Module review, II. Agricultural funding Notes, III. leading edge task Profiles. The stand-alone nature of the subunits permits flexibility and suppleness of the fabric. chosen readings and net hyperlinks also are supplied for readers who search extra in-depth information.The Sourcebook attracts on quite a lot of studies from donor companies, governments, associations, and different teams energetic in agricultural improvement. it truly is a useful reference instrument for coverage makers, pros, lecturers and scholars, and a person with an curiosity in agricultural investments.
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Having strong and committed “champions,” both in national governments and in key donor and civilsociety organizations, is critical to reaching early strategic agreement and focus. • Seek support at all levels as a national ADS involves multisectoral issues, and engagement with a range of stakeholders concerned with agricultural development. • In countries engaged in PRSP-like processes, link into the PRSP dialogue with government, private sector, and civil society representatives at national and local levels so that there is broad consultation at all stages of formulating strategy.
The share of total subsidies that small farmers receive is less than the share of total land area that they farm, and the reverse is true for large farmers. Such subsidies are aggravating serious environmental degradation, especially over-exploitation of groundwater. 1 Source: Singh 2003 AGRICULTURE INVESTMENT SOURCEBOOK priorities are reflected in implementation of PRSPs, and related programmatic assistance. FUTURE PRIORITIES FOR INVESTMENT Future investments in policy and institutional capacity require sustained efforts over a considerable time to develop stable and competent public sector institutions to support market development and address market failures.
Source: Authors. around for decades, their guidance and insight are very relevant to the formulation of a sound ADS (Tolley, Thomas, and Wong 1982; Timmer, Falcon, and Pearson 1983; Tsakok 1990; Belli et al. 2001). • Develop effective mechanisms for monitoring the ADS implementation and development impact. MODULE 1: BUILDING AGRICULTURAL POLICY AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY 15 SELECTED READINGS Asterisk (*) at the end of a reference indicates that it is available on the Web. See Appendix 1 for a full list of Websites.
Argiculture Investment Sourcebook: Agriculture and Rural Development by The World Bank